11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip planner

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Naples
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ischia, Taxi to Forio
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
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Drive to Ischia, Ferry to Naples, Drive to Matera
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Matera
— 2 nights
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Naples

— 4 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore hidden gems such as Gesu Nuovo Church and Duomo di Napoli. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Cimitero delle Fontanelle. Go for a jaunt from Naples to Ottaviano to see Vesuvio National Park about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

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Baden-Baden, Germany to Naples is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Baden-Baden in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Naples: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Capri, Island of Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Get some cultural insight at Villa San Michele and Villa Jovis. Explore hidden gems such as Monte Solaro and Chiesa San Michele. There's lots more to do: stroll through I Faraglioni, head outdoors with Capri Sea Service, kick back and relax at Marina Grande Public Beach, and cruise along Via Krupp.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Capri trip itinerary app.

Getting from Naples to Capri by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Forio.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Forio, Isola d'Ischia

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Soccorso and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Baia di Sorgeto. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the water at your own pace with West Coast Ischia - Boat Rental.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Forio trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Capri to Forio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Forio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Matera.

Things to do in Forio

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Matera

— 2 nights

Subterranean City

Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Palombaro Lungo, view the masterpieces at Massimo Casiello, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Matera, and finally delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and then steep yourself in history at Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Matera sightseeing tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Forio to Matera in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Forio in April, Matera is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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